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Apply now Job no: 524933
Work type: Part time
Location: Mitcham Private Hospital
Categories: Catering/Food Services


We are seeking an experienced Chef to join our busy Catering Team at Mitcham Private Hospital – Permanent Part-time


About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for food preparation for patients, staff and functions, ensuring a high standard in quality of Hospital food production and cleanliness within the department in line with required Food Safety Plan, relevant HACCP standards and Hospital policy.

This is a fast-paced role that requires strong time management to effectively meet the needs of the hospital’s food services. This role reports to the Hotel Services Manager and works with a large varied team.


About You

To succeed in this role you will be an experienced qualified chef with a passion for culinary preparation and service. Experience within a clinical setting or in preparing food for medical patients will be highly regarded. As part of this role, you will be responsible for stock ordering and receiving deliveries. Strong organisational skills and the capacity to handle high volume catering workflows will also be key to this role.

The flexibility to handle shifts across a rotating roster including evenings and weekends.

You will also bring;

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within a Hospital or Hotel central kitchen.
  • Current Food Safety Supervisor certificate
  • Capability to cater to a wide variety of sensitive dietary requirements.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of Allergen management practices

About Us

Mitcham Private Hospital provides crucial clinical services for Melbourne’s outer eastern communities and are operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People". Benefits of working with Ramsay include;

  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police and Working with Children Check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.


Please contact Lesley DeBernardi, Hotel Services Manager on with any enquiries.

Applications Close: 6th December 2021, 11.55pm


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